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Edge of Darkness
- Mel Gibson

Overview - CASINO ROYALE filmmaker Martin Campbell directs a remake of his own BBC miniseries with this thriller. Mel Gibson stars as Thomas Craven, a man who has spent years as a detective in Boston. When his own daughter is killed near the door of his home, Craven realizes that her death is only one piece of a puzzle filled with corruption and conspiracy, and it falls to him to discover who is behind the crime.  Read more...

 
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Overview

CASINO ROYALE filmmaker Martin Campbell directs a remake of his own BBC miniseries with this thriller. Mel Gibson stars as Thomas Craven, a man who has spent years as a detective in Boston. When his own daughter is killed near the door of his home, Craven realizes that her death is only one piece of a puzzle filled with corruption and conspiracy, and it falls to him to discover who is behind the crime. Written by Oscar-winner William Monahan (THE DEPARTED) and screenwriter Andrew Bovell (LANTANA), EDGE OF DARKNESS also stars Ray Winstone and Danny Huston.

Cast List

Martin Campbell - Director, VERTICAL LIMIT (2000)
Mel Gibson - Australian-Raised Actor-Director
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson - Australian-Raised Actor-Director
Ray Winstone - Actor/"Ladybird Ladybird"
Danny Huston - American actor and director
Bojana Novakovic - Actress
Shawn Roberts - Canadian actor, ANIMORPHS/DEGRASSI: THE NEXT...
William Monahan - Screenwriter, KINGDOM OF HEAVEN (2005)
Graham King - Executive Producer/ TRAFFIC (2000)
Michael Wearing
Andrew Bovell - Australian Screenwriter/ HEAD ON
Troy Kennedy Martin

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 117
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 883929105984
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: August 2011

Related Categories:
Movies > Horror/Suspense

Related Keywords:
Death
Live-Action
Mystery
Thriller
Cops
Corruption
Remake
Conspiracies

 
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Reviews:
"Winstone's interaction with Gibson provides the movie with much of its interest....Gibson is a credible, attractive hero, as he has always been..." - 01/27/2010 Chicago Sun-Times


3 stars out of 5 -- "Mel Gibson shines in this kind of role, and he's at his very best in this politically charged thriller..." - 01/27/2010 Box Office


"EDGE OF DARKNESS hangs in there and fleshes out its '70s-style symphony of paranoia....The best of the violence carries a brutal jolt." - 01/29/2010 Los Angeles Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "Mel Gibson is back to doing what he does best....This tense tale of a father's love for his daughter and his blinding sense of revenge artfully blends emotion and suspense." - 01/29/2010 USA Today


"Mel Gibson returns to form in EDGE OF DARKNESS....Also sturdy are the supporting players, particularly Ray Winstone as a quietly threatening government op..." - 01/24/2010 Hollywood Reporter


"Gibson speaks in a dry Boston accent and really gets the gruff, blunt working-class Boston Irish 'tude behind those inflections." -- Grade: B - 01/29/2010 Entertainment Weekly


3 stars out of 5 -- "Nobody goes postal quite like Mel, giving a white heat to his personal mission that keeps us watching." - 01/28/2010 Total Film


3 stars out of 5 -- "Gibson brings the pain -- either with a pistol or his eyes, which carry the same wounded, vulnerable quality they always have, here fully exploited." - 01/22/2010 Empire


"Mel Gibson's return to acting is a welcome sight....[He] shows his movie-star shine hasn't dimmed." - 02/18/2010 Rolling Stone


3 stars out of 4 -- "A slow-burning conspiracy with an incredible performance by Gibson." - 05/10/2010 Premiere


3 stars out of 5 -- "A sturdy big-screen remake....Ray Winstone steals the show as an enigmatic 'fixer' who may or may not be one of the good guys." - 07/01/2010 Uncut

 
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